Germany News


Germany Accedes to Treaty Covering Fishing Vessel Safety

Jul 06, 2016

International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s work to enhance fishing vessel safety received a boost today when Germany became the sixth State to accede to the 2012 Cape Town Agreement.  The Agreement involves a basic set of safety measures for larger high seas fishing vessels…

From Refugee to Hapag-Lloyd Trainee

Jun 10, 2016

Imad Shanta followed a rather unusual path to Hapag-Lloyd: Eight months ago, he and his family fled the war in Syria and headed to Germany. Thanks to the “Hapag-Lloyd Helps” project, Imad had an opportunity to complete a traineeship in the company…

Hapag-Lloyd: 50 Years of Container Shipping in Germany

May 23, 2016

50 years after the beginning of modern container shipping in Germany, international trade is handled by 6,397 containerships, with a capacity of 21.1 million TEU. Hapag-Lloyd’s container fleet numbers among the largest in the industry. The revolution reached Germany 50 years ago…

Germany Hardsell Submarine Deal With Australia

Mar 18, 2016

The German company competing for Australia's $50 billion submarine contract is ramping up its pitches and lobbying became more intense. Germany is positioning itself as the 'safe option' to build Australia's new submarine fleet, arguing it avoids upsetting China…

Balasus-Lange to Head DEA Deutsche Erdoel Division

Feb 04, 2016

Effective as of 1 February, Uwe Balasus-Lange (49) took over the function as Head of the newly created division Germany/Denmark of DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG. He was previously engaged as Head of Field Development at the Hamburg-based company.In…

Germany Out of Australian Submarine Tender

Jan 24, 2016

As a bid from Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) loses ground over technical concerns, the competition for a A$50 billion ($34.55 billion) contract to build Australia’s next submarine fleet is narrowing to a race between Japan and France…

Emco Wheaton Extends Sales Team

Dec 17, 2015

Emco Wheaton has boosted its European sales team with two important additions having brought in Olaf Stellberger as Global MLA Sales Manager in Emco Wheaton’s Kirchhain office in Germany and Stefan Dubbledeman joining the North and West Europe sales team as TODO Sales Manager…

ICBC Signs Financing Deal with F.Laeisz

Nov 12, 2015

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has signed a financing agreement with Germany shipping company F.Laeisz GmbH.  Under the agreement, the ICBC will provide 65 million U.S. dollars in export buyer's credit for F.Laeisz GmbH's…

Imtech Germany to Be Sold in November

Sep 04, 2015

The German unit of bankrupt Dutch engineering services company Imtech is expected to be sold in November, according to Imtech Germany's insolvency administrator. 'The aim is to sign the sales contract for the whole unit or major parts shortly…

Germany Looking to Dock Submarine Deal with India

May 29, 2015

The German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is visiting India lobbying for the purchase of German Stealth Submarines and European military hardware, say local media. Sources said that Ursula  talked of Eurofighter and [HDW] submarines…

Germany Mulls Maritime Ties with Iran

May 02, 2015

Germany and Iran seeks to develop economic relations in the field of maritime trade and ports for increasing the trade volume between the two countries, reports PressTV. German Ambassador to Tehran Michael Baron von Ungern was quoted by…

Geodis Names Kraus Marketing Director

Jan 22, 2015

Thomas Kraus has been appointed by Geodis to head the group’s marketing, effective January 1, 2015. Thomas Kraus, formerly CEO of TNT Express in Germany, is in charge of developing the marketing strategy for Geodis, also running the group’s marketing community…

Germany Plans Electric Car Motorway Charging Stations

Dec 28, 2014

Germany plans to expand the network of charging stations for electric cars across the country to help boost lacklustre demand, a Transport Ministry paper seen by Reuters showed.Chancellor Angela Merkel's government wants to bring 1 million…

DFDS Logistics starts Germany - Norway Service

Dec 26, 2014

The 29th of December 2014 DFDS Logistics will have the 1st sailing on the new route from Northern Germany to Norway. The loop of the new route will be Oslo-Halden-Bremerhaven-Hamburg-Oslo. The vessel on the new route will be MV Lysvik Seaways…

Statoil's Lund: Natural Gas is a Big Opportunity for Germany

Jun 25, 2014

“There is a large potential for Germany to cut its climate emissions in a cost-effective way through the increased use of natural gas”, said Statoil CEO Helge LundSwitching from coal to gas as the power sector is a significant opportunity to cut emissions…

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